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January 17, 2020: Microsoft is the latest company to pledge to cut its carbon emissions to zero, but it also says it will go further — here's how.
January 17, 2020: In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at ways to reduce the emissions from heating and how the oil and gas industry could help access some of Alberta's lithium deposits.
January 17, 2020: Being carbon neutral isn't enough to address global climate change, the company argues.
January 17, 2020: Microsoft has announced it will be fully carbon
January 16, 2020: From transforming the energy networks to sharing surplus food, young millennials and Generation Z workers are putting the planet at the heart of their careersWhen Navneet Dharni, 25, was looking for her first job, she knew she wanted something different. “I didn’t want it to just be business as usual,” she say...
January 16, 2020: As blazes rage in southern Australia, Indigenous fire-prevention techniques that have sharply cut destructive bushfires in the north are drawing new attention.
January 16, 2020: Being carbon neutral isn't enough to address global climate change, the company argues.
January 16, 2020: Spain's second-largest city is becoming a model for sustainable urban planning.
January 16, 2020: About 47.5% of people in the United States are employed by small businesses, most of which would have an easier time achieving carbon neutrality than large businesses.
January 13, 2020: Barcelona opened the biggest low-emissions zone in southern Europe after New Year's Day. The area of more than 95 km2 is 20 times the size of Madrid’s zone and covers the entire metropolis.
January 12, 2020: Prime minister acknowledges he could have handled things better in the ‘strained’ emotional environment on the groundScott Morrison has indicated the government could bolster its carbon emission reduction efforts as he flagged a royal commission into Australia’s horror bushfire season and warned of a “new no...
January 12, 2020: The Australian bushfires are emitting huge amounts of climate warming carbon into the atmosphere. Normally, new vegetation that grows back would recapture it, but that may be changing.
January 10, 2020: Federal force unable to afford to bring fleet into line with new regulations in major citiesBelgium’s federal police have fallen foul of tighter emissions controls that come into force at the start of the year, with some of its cars and vans now too dirty to enter the cities of Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent.The forc...
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January 9, 2020: Democrats on the House energy and commerce committee introduced a bill seeking to require net-zero carbon emissions in the United States by 2050.
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January 7, 2020: Across the U.S. economy, emissions that cause climate change fell an estimated 2% in 2019, according to a report from Rhodium Group. It was wholly due to cuts in the electricity sector.
January 7, 2020: Preliminary greenhouse gas emissions fell last year, largely due to a drop in coal consumption, but there was less progress in other sectors, a new study has found. After an uptick in 2018, greenhouse gas emissions decreased 2.1 percent in 2019...
January 7, 2020: The actress is best known for playing inmate Lorna Morello in the hit Netflix dramedy, which ended in 2019.
January 7, 2020: Coal's decline led to a reduction in harmful greenhouse gas emissions last year, according to a new report.
January 7, 2020: THE NUMBERS ARE IN: Preliminary greenhouse gas emissions fell last year, largely due to a drop in coal consumption, but there was less progress in other sectors, a new study has found. After an uptick in 2018, greenhouse gas emissions decreased...
January 6, 2020: Popularity of SUVs and falling diesel sales hit Britain’s hopes of reaching climate targetsThe average carbon dioxide emissions of cars sold in the UK rose for the third year in a row during 2019 as falling diesel sales and the rising popularity of SUVs dealt a blow to Britain’s hopes of reaching climate targets...
January 5, 2020: Research for Oxfam shows inequality between footprints of people in UK and in countries including Rwanda, Ethiopia and MalawiThe average British person will have emitted more carbon dioxide in the first two weeks of this year than a citizen of any one of seven African nations does in an entire year.This is the key f...
December 31, 2019: City bans most polluting vehicles from area 20 times the size of Madrid’s zoneThe largest low-emissions zone in southern Europe opens in Barcelona on New Year’s Day, banning the most polluting vehicles from entering an urban area including the city and some satellite towns.Petrol-driven cars bought before 2000 a...
December 30, 2019: When utilities reduced emissions from coal burning power plants, they significantly reduced the damage they do to public health and the economy, according to a new study.